More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
How do rental returns work?
What version or edition is this?
This is the 5th edition with a publication date of 8/31/2009.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The eBook copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically only the book itself is included.
Using realistic case studies, dialogues, and open-ended questions, the Fifth Edition tackles such crucial questions as: Do schools socialize students to become productive workers? - Does schooling reproduce social class and pass on ethnic and gender biases? - Can a teacher avoid passing on dominant social and cultural values? - What besides subjects do students really learn in schools?
Walter Feinberg is Professor of Educational Policy Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Jonas F. Soltis is William Heard Kilpatrick Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Table of Contents
|The Relation of School to Society||p. 1|
|What This Book is About||p. 3|
|Factory Prep||p. 3|
|An Imaginary Society||p. 4|
|Three Schools of Thought||p. 6|
|The Form of the Book||p. 8|
|Schooling as Socialization and Progress||p. 11|
|The Functionalist Perspective on Schooling||p. 13|
|Equality of Educational Opportunity||p. 18|
|Educational Reform: Three Cases||p. 19|
|Assimilation, Political Socialization, and Modernization||p. 22|
|For Further Inquiry||p. 26|
|Functional Theory, Policy, and Problems||p. 27|
|Historical Impediments and Compensatory Education||p. 28|
|Intellectual and Cultural Impediments||p. 29|
|Problems with Functionalism||p. 34|
|For Further Inquiry||p. 38|
|Schooling as Legitimation and Reproduction||p. 39|
|Marxist Theory and Education||p. 41|
|Conflict Theory and Functionalism||p. 41|
|Marxist Theory||p. 44|
|Class Consciousness, False Consciousness, and Hegemony||p. 47|
|Marxism, Neo-Marxism, and Education||p. 50|
|A Neo-Marxist Interpretation of Schooling in Capitalist Society||p. 53|
|For Further Inquiry||p. 55|
|The Hidden Curriculum Revisited||p. 57|
|A Theory of Cultural Reproduction||p. 60|
|Student Subculture and the Working Class||p. 62|
|Puzzles, Problems, and Prospects||p. 66|
|Foucault and the Post Modern Move Beyond Marxism||p. 68|
|Feminism as a Form of Conflict Theory||p. 71|
|For Further Inquiry||p. 75|
|Interpretation and the Social Function of Schooling||p. 77|
|The Interpretivist Point of View||p. 79|
|An Argument for the Interpretivist Point of View||p. 82|
|The Active Quality of Mind||p. 84|
|The Role of Interpretation in Social Science||p. 85|
|Interpretive Scholarship in Education||p. 91|
|For Further Inquiry||p. 94|
|Meaning and Messages; Schooling and Socialization||p. 96|
|Hermeneutics and Interpretation||p. 100|
|Interpretation and Socialization||p. 102|
|Interpretation, Socialization, and Legitimation||p. 104|
|Objections to the Interpretivist Approach||p. 107|
|What Is at Stake?||p. 108|
|Cases and Disputes||p. 111|
|Cases and Disputes||p. 113|
|Student Government||p. 115|
|The Roots of School Failure||p. 116|
|The Hidden Curriculum||p. 118|
|National Reports on Education||p. 119|
|The Geography Lesson||p. 120|
|Resource Allocation||p. 121|
|College or Workforce?||p. 123|
|Individual Differences and Equal Opportunity||p. 125|
|Social Reproduction||p. 126|
|Equal but Separate||p. 128|
|Education for Work||p. 129|
|Workforce School||p. 130|
|Class Bias?||p. 131|
|Social Studies||p. 132|
|Interpretation and Ethical Relativism||p. 133|
|The New Student||p. 134|
|Mainstream or Not?||p. 135|
|Social Conditioning and Freedom||p. 136|
|Interpretation and Epistemic Relativism||p. 138|
|A Third World School System||p. 139|
|The Curriculum||p. 140|
|Additional Resources||p. 147|
|Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.|